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Plenty of opportunities for you to get involved and have your say


As a member of our Community Voice Panel, we have some consultation opportunities that we wanted to let you know about and some projects we've previously mentioned to the panel that we wanted to provide an update on. 


Now is the time to put on your thinking caps and let us know what projects you’d like to see included in our 2019/20 budget.


Rather than wait for community input once a draft budget has been produced, we want to know about your ideas now. This means we'll have enough time to investigate and prioritise them for the budget.


It could be a local playground that needs jazzing up, perhaps there’s a sporting facility that needs upgrading, a local road that needs some attention or a service that you would like introduced or improved. 


We’re also mid-way through our four-year Council Plan, which means it’s time to review our priorities for the next two years, and your ideas will help us achieve this.

How to have your say


You can take our online survey, pick up a hard copy from a Customer and Library Service Centre, or come and see us at a range of community events over the coming weeks including the Tallarook Farmers' Market this Sunday 2 September. 


Submissions close Monday 8 October 2018.


The former Tallarook Mechanics Institute hall
TALLAROOK MECHANICS INSTITUTE After some great feedback, we're ready for the next steps

The survey results are now in on the Tallarook Mechanics Institute rebuild.

The insurance company will be attending the next community meeting tonight (6pm, Tuesday 28 August) at the Recreation Reserve Pavilion.

We'll then be in a better position to have some more detailed discussion around the pros and cons of getting the insurers to manage the rebuild compared to accepting a cash payout and getting Council to manage the rebuild.


You can view the survey results or sign up for updates on Engaging Mitchell. 

Flooded creek on a satellite map
LOWER WHITEHEADS CREEK Flood study working group applications now open

We're looking for people who are interested in helping to identify flood management improvements for lower Whiteheads Creek, particularly where the water travels from Delatite Road, through Seymour and on to the Goulburn River.

We're looking for a mix of people who bring knowledge of:

  • Local flood history and behaviour
  • A mix of skills and attributes to complement other members of the committee including environmental interests and knowledge

Applications close 9am, Monday 3 September.

Logo for Broadford 3658 with illustrations of different parts of Broadford

Are you passionate about heritage? Want to give something new a go and really make a difference in your community?


Then why not join the Mitchell Heritage Advisory Committee?


Applications close Friday 14 September.

Councillors with the Community Liaison Group and maps from the adopted plan
AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS COMMITTEE Applications closing soon

Are you passionate about highlighting the fantastic contributions made by our community?


We are now seeking applications for the 2019 Australia Day Awards Committee.


Applications close this Friday 31 August.


Structure plans adopted

Three years in the making, planning scheme amendments for the Kilmore and Wandong/Heathcote Junction Structure Plans have been adopted.


Council adopted the plans at the August Council meeting following a 12-month planning scheme amendment.


This included a review by an Independent Planning Panel.


Amendment C123 is now under consideration by the Minister for Planning for implementation into the Mitchell Planning Scheme.


Thank you to everyone who provided input along the way.


View the Wandong/Heathcote Junction Structure Plan

View the Kilmore Structure Plan

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